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Princess and The Bear

2018 Icone
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Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
60% Syrah, 40% Grenache
Appellation
AOP Corbières
Alcohol %
15

Château Borde Rouge
2018 Icone

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$35.99
/ 750ml
SKU: CBRIcone18

This elegant, organic cuvée shimmers in the glass with ruby and indigo light. Alluring aromas of wild berries are enhanced by hints of tobacco, cocoa, and truffle.  A rich, complex palate makes this an “iconic” wine for your most cherished celebrations. 

The perfect touch for gourmet meals such as braised beef with morels and truffle sauce.

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Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
60% Syrah, 40% Grenache
Appellation
AOP Corbières
Alcohol %
15
Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
Château Borde Rouge is 100% organic as certified by the "AB" organic labels. No pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, insecticides or chemical fertilizers are used. The domaine also produces organic olive oil. They have 37 acres of vines in the Corbieres Mountains. The Syrah and Grenache vines are more than 70 years old.
Production Notes
Grapes undergo a long period of maceration. Aging takes place for 18 to 24 months in 225 liter French barrels. This boutique domaine produces only 2,000 bottles a year.
Winemaker Notes
The historic Château Borde-Rouge is managed by Claudine Ladouce. She is assisted in the wine making by the highly respected oenologue Christian Lacassy.
Food Pairing Notes
The perfect finishing touch for gourmet meals such as braised beef with morels and truffle sauce.
Other Notes
Ageability: Drink now or keep until 2026. Decanting is highly recommended for at least 1 hour before serving slightly chilled at 65 degrees.